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University of Gävle (Sweden) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences. In this information sheet you will find more information about this university. 

Student experiences

There are no student experiences available yet. 

Academic calendar

Official semester dates autumn semester
Enf of August - End of January

Official semester dates spring semester
End of January- Beginning of June

For more information, see Dates of Importance


For courses taught in English: English language proficiency B2 (see CEFR)

For courses taught in Swedish: Swedish language proficiency B2 (CEFR)

Areas of study open to exchange students

Geomatics, Geography and Spatial Planning.

Master or Bachelor?


Language of instruction

English and Swedish

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

Average monthly budget (depending on where and how you live)

  • Food: SEK 2,000
  • Accommodation: SEK 3,700
  • Local travel: SEK 550
  • Phone/internet: SEK 300
  • Hobby/leisure, miscellaneous: SEK 1,450

Total: SEK 8,000 (around €850).


Normal study load per semsester: 30 EC.

Number of places available

2 students for max 5 months.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

For questions about study abroad not answered on this site, you can seek assistance from the International Office Geosciences (about language proficiency, finances, motivation etc.). For questions about study plans and exam regulations, please contact your study advisor.

Email international.geo@uu.nl (include your name, programme and student number)
Telephone +31 30  253 95 59
Address Koningsberger building (1st floor)

Opening hours

The International Office is open and can be reached by telephone on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 10:30 - 11:30 and 12:30 - 14:30 (or by appointment).